Chrome OS 49 Update Now Available; Brings Material Redesign, and More

    Google started releasing the stable version of the Chrome 49 browser earlier this month (OS X, Windows, and Linux) as well as Android devices. Now, Chrome OS 49 with build 49.0.2623.95 is now available for all Chrome OS devices. Announcing the new stable build Chrome OS 49 build, Josafat Garcia, Technical Program Manager atGoogle (Chrome) […]

    India Funding Roundup: A Home Tutoring Marketplace, Rickshaw Advertising Startup, and More

    Our latest funding roundup compiles seed and late stage investments in Indian startups engaged in tech-based recruitment, tutor aggregation, fashion discovery, home services, and more. WorkIndia Recruitment marketplace WorkIndia founded by a group of IIT/ IIM alumni recently announced Wednesday that it had secured an undisclosed sum in funding from Beenext, a Singapore-based early stage […]

    The Weekend Chill: The Division, Creed, and More

    A lot happened this week on the cultural side of things, especially on a busy Wednesday that spanned the music, book, and film world. Chief among those was the death of Sir George Martin, aged 90, producer of the Beatles and long regarded as “the fifth Beatle” himself. Meanwhile, JK Rowling – the famous author […]

    Toshiba Finds More Accounting Errors, Promises Improvement

    Japan’s Toshiba Corp revealed additional accounting irregularities on Friday after a multi-billion dollaraccounting scandal last year, rekindling doubts over the company’s pledge to improve transparency. The laptops-to-nuclear conglomerate said it had overstated past profits by JPY 5.8 billion (roughly Rs. 344 crores) on a pretax basis due to seven new accounting errors, on top of […]

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    Practo FY15 revenue up by more than 10 times, losses widen 30%

    Bengaluru: Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, the most funded homegrown healthcare start-up, posted a more than 10-fold increase in revenue for the year ended 31 March, while losses increased 30%, signalling the company’s intent to extend its lead over smaller rivals. Practo’s revenue increased to Rs.29.73 crore in fiscal 2015 from Rs.2.30 crore a year earlier, […]

    Govt hikes funding for start-ups, Flipkart invests more in Myntra

    Photo: iStock What to watch out for: • Flipkart invests another Rs.338 crore in its fashion portal Myntra: In an attempt to boost its leadership position in the fashion segment, Flipkart has infused Rs.338 crore into online fashion store Myntra. The fresh funds come at a time when Myntra’s nearest rival, Rocket Internet-backed Jabong, is […]

    Ola to extend auto service to eight more cities

    Even as rival Uber shut its auto-rickshaw service it piloted in Delhi late last year, domestic rival Ola is aggressively expanding its auto service in newer cities. The Bengaluru-based taxi aggregator which is backed by Tiger Global, Softbank and Chinese taxi hailing service Didi Kuaidi is now planning to launch the service in eight more […]